11 November 2019
Wales has become the first part of the UK to introduce a single set of safeguarding guidelines to help protect children and adults at risk with the launch of the new Wales Safeguarding Procedures mobile app at an event in Cardiff today.
Launched at the start of National Safeguarding Week, the Wales Safeguarding Procedures will standardise safeguarding practice across Wales and between agencies and sectors.
The procedures will set out for anyone working with children or adults what to do if they suspect an individual is experiencing, or at risk of, abuse, neglect or other kinds of harm.
Uniquely there will be no printed copies of the procedures. Instead they will be available to everyone online, either via the dedicated Wales Safeguarding Procedures website or a mobile app.[Read more…]